30 March 2021 at 8:59 AM
The Orion Group’s submission to the Climate Change Commission on its draft advice to Government calls for faster emission reductions to 2030, in line with the 1.5 degree global climate goal.
While generally supportive of the Climate Commission’s draft advice, Orion Group’s key recommendations are:
The Group’s submission also suggests the Commission consider:
Orion Group Interim Chief Executive, Jono Brent says, “We are a passionate advocate for clean energy and proactively enable those seeking help to reduce their carbon footprint.
“We are the guardians of an important resource - our service is vital to the wellbeing and
livelihood of the people and businesses in our region. This drives us to understand more about the impacts of climate change on our operations, both physical and transitional.
“It is vital that our planning and adaptation ensures our network and our business can continue to be safe, reliable and resilient while meeting the needs of our community.”
See Orion Group submission to the Climate Change Commission, 28 March 2021.